An escaped jail inmate from Pennsylvania was captured today in Maine.
34 year old Derek Lee Black was traveling on the Maine Turnpike when the vehicle was pulled over around 4 this morning for an expired registration sticker. .
A Bangor woman was driving.
State Police say Black was arrested after refusing to give a trooper his correct name, but they quickly realized who he was once his fingerprints were checked.
Turns out he had been missing since March after fleeing from a hospital where he was taken for a facial cut.
26 year old Mindy Baxter of Bangor was driving and has been charged with operating a vehicle with a restricted license.
Arrangements are now being made to return Black to Pennsylvania where he’s facing escape charges.